Topic: Mac OS X
10/31/2011, 07:10 pm
A new Trojan horse hidden in a Mac OS X application can steal sensitive user data and take control of the computer’s GPU to generate Bitcoins, a form of currency used online.
10/31/2011, 01:10 pm
Only months after Lion, the latest version of Mac OS X, was publicly released, evidence continues to grow that Apple is hard at work on the next version of its Mac operating system.
10/27/2011, 08:10 pm
Following Wednesday's slew of software updates, Apple on Thursday issued a second Thunderbolt software update, alongside new HP and Epson printer drivers and a minor update to Aperture.
10/19/2011, 06:10 pm
A new version of an existing Trojan Horse posing as a legitimate Flash Player installer (named “Flashback.A” by a security firm) is designed to disable updates to the default Mac OS X anti-malware protection system, potentially leaving the system open to the manual installation of other malware without any system warnings.
10/12/2011, 01:10 pm
Apple's iCloud roll-out on Wednesday also features an update to its Lion operating system in the form of Mac OS X 10.7.2, bringing support for new cloud-based services like syncing, Back to My Mac, and Find My Mac.
10/08/2011, 04:10 pm
Mac OS X Lion and iTunes users next week will reportedly gain access to Apple's new iCloud software a day or so prior to the launch of iOS 5.
10/04/2011, 01:10 pm
Apple on Tuesday revealed that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is its best-selling operating system yet, with sales having reached 6 million since it launched in July.
09/29/2011, 03:09 pm
Psystar, a company that previously gained notoriety for building custom computers with hacked copies of Apple's Mac OS X operating system installed, lost an appeal in court this week, perhaps signaling an end to the lengthy saga.
09/27/2011, 10:09 am
A new Mac OS X Trojan Horse called "Flashback" attempts to trick users into installing it by appearing as Adobe's Flash Player installer package.
09/26/2011, 03:09 pm
Chinese malware targeting Mac users wasn't actually functional, but Apple has squashed the exploit anyway by delivering a malware definition update that flags the Trojan Horse as being malicious when users try to open it.
09/26/2011, 01:09 pm
As an increasing number of Information Technology departments allow employees to choose what devices to use, a big percentage are picking Apple gear. Citrix reports that about 460 of a thousand workers in its program selected Macs.
09/23/2011, 05:09 pm
A new piece of malware which disguises itself as a PDF download and could give hackers remote access to a computer has been discovered as a potential threat to Mac users.
09/22/2011, 02:09 pm
As Apple moves forward toward the upcoming launch of iCloud, a new beta of Mac OS X 10.7.2 was supplied to developers on Thursday with no known issues.
09/20/2011, 11:09 pm
Epic Games has released a new version of its Unreal Development Kit Beta that includes a preview of Mac OS X support for the toolset that will help power the next generation of Mac gaming.
09/16/2011, 03:09 pm
Apple has updated its Mac App Store to warn users who already bought and installed an application outside of the App Store if they attempt to buy it again through the digital download service.
09/16/2011, 02:09 pm
Apple has posted a support document describing compatibility between recent Macs and multiple Thunderbolt Displays, and also notes that previous DisplayPort screens will not work when attached to the Thunderbolt port of its new display.
09/16/2011, 03:09 pm
Apple on Friday supplied developers with yet another beta build of Mac OS X 10.7.2 as it moves closer to releasing the update for Lion with support for iCloud integration.
09/12/2011, 05:09 pm
Apple hasn't completely ruled out the return of features like iDisk and System preference syncing from eventually reemerging as part of its iCloud service, representatives for the company's new chief executive are telling customers.
09/11/2011, 10:09 pm
Apple on Sunday seeded Mac OS X 10.7.2 beta to developers with support for the beta version of iCloud incorporated directly into the build.
09/09/2011, 01:09 pm
Apple on Friday issued a security update for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard, addressing a security issue related to fraudulent online certificates.